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CHARLESTON (LKA 113)
(ex-AKA 113)

AMPHIBIOUS CARGO SHIP

UIC:05844
Class:LKA 113 Fleet:
Status:Inactive, Out of Commission, in reserve Homeport:
Date status changed:04/27/1992 Berth:NAVSEA Inactive Ships On-site Maintenance Office, Philadelphia, PA
Maintenance Category:B
Force: MARAD Type:
Builder: NEWPORT NEWS/NEWPT
Delivery Date:12/05/1968
Award Date:06/11/1965 Age (since delivery):45.8 years
Keel Date:12/05/1966 Commission Date:12/14/1968
Launch Date:12/02/1967 Inactivation Date:
Age (since launch)46.8 years Decommission Date:04/27/1992
Years from Commission to Decommission: 23.4
Stricken Date:

Overall Length: 576 ft Waterline Length:550 ft
Extreme Beam:82 ft Waterline Beam:82 ft
Maximum Navigational Draft:27 ft Draft Limit:28 ft
Light Displacement:10455 tons Full Displacement:19323 tons
Dead Weight:8868 tons
Hull Material: Steel hull, steel superstructure.
Number of Propellers: 1
Number of Waterjets:
Propulsion Type: Steam Turbine
Accommodations: Officers: 35 Enlisted: 377

Custodian:NAVSEA INACTIVE SHIPS ON-SITE MAINTENANCE OFFICE, PHILADELPHIA, PA Ships Program Manager:
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Last updated 10/04/2007
 

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